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EPISD updates athletics guidelines due to COVID-19 spike

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- Oct. 12, 2020) — Due to the current COVID-19 data reported by the City of El Paso Department of Public Health, and in collaboration with other El Paso County school districts, EPISD has updated its spectator guidelines for athletic events.

Effective immediately, only essential personnel will be allowed at all games and competitions. No fans, spectators or parents will be allowed at football, volleyball, tennis or cross country events.

The updated spectator rules are in place through Oct. 17.

Additionally, all middle-school athletics are suspended through Oct. 25.

High-school volleyball and football games can be viewed via livestream. For links visit

Story by Gustavo Reveles